Complementary Access Ends July 6, 2020:

Adobe’s complementary access for students ends July 6. Faculty, staff, TAs, and RAs can request ongoing access by using the button below.

Request Access

The University of Texas at Dallas has entered into a license agreement with Adobe for site licensing of Adobe Creative Cloud. UT Dallas Staff and Faculty can now be individually licensed for access to the Adobe Creative Cloud software suite. This includes access to a wide variety of Desktop apps as listed here. This includes Acrobat Pro, Photoshop, and many others. You will also have access to the Adobe Document Cloud service. Through this service, you can sign into Adobe programs on any device and access your files from cloud storage. However, please maintain proper business procedures and do not store general business information (controlled or confidential data) including UTD-ID numbers through this service.

Students are not eligible for an Adobe Creative Cloud named account, however the computer labs on campus have the entire Adobe Creative Cloud suite installed and can be used by any active NetID account.

Choose an option below to get started.


Request Adobe Creative Cloud account

Step 1

  • Visit https://atlas.utdallas.edu/ and click Click to login using the link in the top right corner
  • You will be redirected to UT Dallas’ single sign on service. Please login with your NetID and password.

Step 2

  • Navigate to the Service Catalog by either clicking the orange icon, or clicking the link located at the top.
  • Select the Applications, Software, and Galaxy Services Icon

Step 3

  • Select Software for Personal Install
  • Click Request this Service
  • Select Adobe Creative cloud license
    • A pop up Window will appear, please allow the pop up to run

Step 4

  • Once the process is complete you should see a Registration Successful page. (If not please contact the Help Desk)

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Request Adobe installation on a shared computer

Step 1

  • Visit https://atlas.utdallas.edu/ and click Click to login using the link in the top right corner.
  • You will be redirected to UT Dallas’ single sign on service. Please login with your NetID and password.

Step 2

  • Select the green Get Help button.
  • In the detailed description, please enter the following:
    • “Please install a serialized package of Adobe Enterprise”
    • Tag Number of the machine needing the software installed. This is usually a 5-6 digit number located at the top of your computer on a UT Dallas sticker.
    • The Building and Room number the machine is located.
    • A number we can reach you at, if needed.

Step 3

  • Click submit, your ticket will be processed by the help desk and assigned to your local tech group.
  • If more information is needed to fulfill your request, we will contact you.
  • Please check your email for confirmation of the ticket details.

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How to Login to Adobe.com

Step 1

  • Go to http://adobe.com/ and click Sign In using the link in the top right corner
  • If you have a personal account associated with your [email protected], logging in here will give you access to your existing resources.
  • To sign in with your UT Dallas enterprise account, please select the link at the bottom of the login fields titled Sign in with an Enterprise ID

Step 2

Step 3

  • You may have been redirected to a page that will allow you to choose which account you want to sign in to.
  • Please select Enterprise ID

Step 4

  • You will be redirected to UT Dallas’ single sign on service. Please login with your NetID and password.

Step 5

  • You should now see the dashboard for Adobe Creative Cloud. You can choose Desktop Downloads to install specific applications.
  • If you need further assistance, please contact the Help Desk

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How to Sign Documents in Adobe Pro

To digitally sign a document in Adobe Pro, you must first enroll for and install a digital certificate using the instructions on our encryption page. Once installed, you can sign a document using the instructions provided by Adobe at https://acrobat.adobe.com/us/en/acrobat/how-to/fill-sign-pdf-forms-electronically.html.

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